New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer, Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Cataract surgery, Corneal disease, Glaucoma
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Clinical Areas: Cataract surgery, Corneal disease, Glaucoma

Dr. Brady Beale is a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania where she serves as the Chief Medical Communications Officer. Dr. Beale graduated from UPenn, remained for an internship, and then completed ophthalmology residency at NCSU. She has worked at the New England Aquarium and The Maryland Zoo and is the consulting ophthalmologist for the Philadelphia zoo.

Recently the ACVO Chair of the Public Relations committee, Dr. Beale has a passion for communication and outreach. She was recently featured in Animal Planet’s 2016 docu-series, Life at Vet U. Her website,, is used nationally in clinics to share inspiring stories of blind animals when restoration of vision is not possible. She is also active in youth STEM programs and recently gave a TEDx talk to help young students explore their interests.

Ng, Y. F., Chan, H. H. L., Chu, P. H. W., Siu, A. W., To, C. H., Beale, B. A., Gilger, B. C., Wong, F. Pharmacologically defined components of the normal porcine multifocal ERG Documenta Ophthalmologica 116: 165-176, 2008.

Chu, P. H. W., Chan, H. H. L., Ng, Y. f, Brown, B., Siu, A. W., Beale, B. A., Gilger, B. C., Wong, F. Porcine global flash multifocal electroretinogram: Possible mechanisms for the glaucomatous changes in contrast response function 48: 1726-1734, 2008.

Beale, A. B., Salmon, J., Michau, T. M., Gilger, B. C. Effect of ophthalmic Nd:YAG laser energy on intraocular lenses after posterior capsulotomy in normal dog eyes 9: 335-340, 2006.

Acton, A. E., Beale, A. B., Gilger, B. C., Stoskopf, M. K. Sustained release cyclosporine therapy for bilateral keratoconjunctivitis sicca in a red wolf (Canis rufus) 37: 562-564, 2006.

Koenig, A., Drobatz, K. J., Beale, A. B., King, L. G. Hyperglycemic, hyperosmolar syndrome in feline diabetics: 17 Cases (1995-2001) Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 14: 30-40, 2004.

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 2002

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists